Big Labour Surge In Mid Sussex Fails To Stop Soames Winning Again For The Conservatives
9th June 2017
Labour almost doubled their vote in the Mid-Sussex Parliamentary election, but it wasn't enough to stop Nicholas Soames of the Conservatives running out as the comfortable winner once again.
|Mid Sussex Parliamentary Result - 2017
|| Labour Party
|Baron Von Thunderclap
||Monster Raving Loony Party
|Electorate: 84,170 Verified Votes: 61,632 Turnout: 73.3%
- The Conservatives won with 57% of the vote, up 1% from the 2015 election.
- Greg Mountain amassed 15,409 votes for Labour, a vote share of 25%, an increase of 11%
- The Lib Dems jumped from fourth to third as Sarah Osborne gained 7,855 votes - a 1.2% increase compared to Daisy Cooper last time around.
- Chris Jerrey received 1,571 votes representing the Green party with a 4th place finish., up from 5th when Miranda Diboll was the Green candidate in 2015. However, Jerrey's vote share was down 1.8%
- Ukip's Toby Brothers saw his vote share drop 10% as he fell from 3rd to 5th compared to 2015. He achieved only 1,251 votes compared to 6,898 at the last election.
- Finally, it was a good night for Baron Von Thunderclap as his vote share for the Monster Raving Loony Party increased by 0.2%
- Turnout was up from 71.2% to 73.3%. 61,645 votes were cast compared to the 57,441 in 2015.
With a hung parliament, expect to be doing this all over again in the not too distant future!
|Spread the word, the results are in for the 2017 Mid Sussex Parliamentary Election